Advising on commercial fraud cases

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Some of recent instructions include:

Claim of deceit against a director

Acting on behalf of a consortium of investors claiming deceit against the director of a media publishing company who inflated accounts to procure additional investments.

Defending a claim for misrepresentation

Defending a misrepresentation breach of contract claim on behalf of certain sellers of a company on the basis that the claimant knew of the target company’s long term liabilities.

Shareholder wrongdoing

Bringing a deceit claim against a corporate shareholder who sought to transfer business assets through a web of offshore companies. The asset was traced and returned to the beneficial owner.

Reaching settlement

Preparing settlement documentation on behalf of claimants pursuing a conflicted director who transferred company assets to a company controlled by him at an undervalue. The director then adjusted the accounts to hide the transfers.

  • John is very commercial and knew the pressure points. We felt confident that John would get the case over the line.